GM Deal Buoys Lyft


General Motors has agreed to invest $500 million in Lyft, and the companies will work together to develop an integrated network of autonomous vehicles, they said in a joint announcement on Monday. As part of the agreement, GM will become a preferred provider of short-term vehicles to Lyft customers, and it will provide them with its OnStar vehicle location services. The companies see the future of personal mobility as “connected, seamless and autonomous,” and they believe they can reach that goal more rapidly by working together.

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Underhand tactics? Lyft says Uber employees have ordered and canceled 5,560 Lyft rides

Ride-sharing service Lyft has claimed that over the last 10 months people working for rival firm Uber have ordered and canceled 5,560 Lyft rides in an effort to reduce the number of Lyft vehicles on the road and to waste drivers’ time. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/12/underhand-tactics-lyft-says-uber-employees-have-ordered-and-canceled-5560-lyft/

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